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Malaga Cruise Reviews

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57 Malaga Cruise Reviews


Auds Claude avatar

Auds Claude

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Short cruise break

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Chose this mini cruise as it was leaving from Malaga, a fabulous port and very near home. Check in was smooth and hassle free. had lunch on board and contracted gastroenteritis, 3 hours after lunch! medical staff ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ew101

12 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

A fun adventure to Spain and Morocco

Morocco has been on my bucket list for a while. We were in Gibraltar a while back and you could see across the straits to Africa. I have students from Africa and wanted to ride a camel also. You can get there on ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Rusty Kitten

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First experience of Tui cruise. Only really one small but important niggle.

Our reason for booking this Tui cruise was that we booked late and needed a disabled cabin, Tui were the only cruise line that could accommodate this at such short notice. We are not “seasoned” cruisers, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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MalcolmF

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Old ship but great crew

It is an old style ship and quite tired by modern standards. We were on deck 8 front, there is vibration but it was not enough to spoil our holiday. You cannot fault the crew service, friendly, polite and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Story58

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent time

Have been on marella cruises before and have generally enjoyed them although have never been on spirit before. Chose this cruise as the itinerary was less arduous than others we had been on. The ship yes is a little ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Paul_Manchester

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Old ship but great friendly atmosphere

We’ve been on the spirit quite a few times and we booked this so we could experience it on its last season. We opted for the free all inclusive package which was a bonus. The draught beer was San Miguel which ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ElTeeCruise

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

I chose this cruise because it fitted in with when my twin sister could take time off work and was a reasonable price (it was a birthday treat for her). I also liked the fact that tips and service charges are ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Thorpster78

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic relaxing holiday

Seeing some of the negative reviews on this site I was a tad apprehensive. I should not have worried, my first cruise and it was amazing. Yes the ship is a bit old but I felt it added to the character. The ship ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Hall40

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not quite 5

Our third time on this old lady,being it's last year of service had to have a final fling on it.It did not disappoint but yes it is a bit shake and noisy in some areas but the staff many who have been on years are ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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jazenmaatzer

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding service, food... everything- Shame about the weather

We went in April and with Spring being the windiest season of the year, I knew I needed to strap myself in for a bumpy ride. NOT what I was expecting. Embarkation: Really easy and stress-free. Check in at the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Jivedancer56

5 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Amazing value

We chose this cruise because of the ports visited as most were a first for us. These were to embark at Malaga, then a sea day to Porto, then on to Lisbon, Porta Mao, Cadiz, Gibraltar and back to Malaga. Followed by ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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angiedawson63

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A good break away from home

STAFF: The staff were all polite, well mannered, very customer focused, impeccably dressed, clean and easily identifiable. They could not do enough for us. We felt valued throughout. Some had more confidence than ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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CaroJ

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent value for money and 10 out of 10 for effort

we were intending to visit Spain this month and when this last minute fly cruise to Spain and Portugal came up we jumped at it. I was a little nervous as Fred. Olsen has a bit of a fuddy duddy image and some ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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LBFLEX

4 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Years on the Spirit

We were looking for a holiday getaway and love NCL and this fit the bill. We really liked that they added a extra embarkation port in Malaga. There was no line, we just dropped off our bags and walked on. The ports ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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canman273

3 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Good value. Some problems

There is a lot to recommend this ship. 1. It is excellent value for money. 2. The food overall is very good. Whether you eat in the main dining room or the buffet there is always lots of choice and the quality ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Solypaz

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Value for money

Booked this as a quick break before Christmas,as we live 15 minutes from the port it is ideal, Boarding quick and easy on board with in 10 minutes,boarded early afternoon for a eight o'clock sailing First ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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IrishGirlAbroad

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Legends of the Mediterranean

We chose this cruise as it departed from Málaga Port. We had received our luggage tags from our agent with our documents a week prior to the cruise so they had already been filled in - with the visa and health ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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gillyg

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st time Celebration

We have sailed with Thomson 4 times previously (Destiny, Majesty and twice on the Dream) always enjoyed the ambiance of the ships and this time was no different. All the staff we encountered were great. Our ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Chris Matthews

3 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Another very good cruise on Thomson Celebration

We are regular cruisers with Thomson. We wanted a cruise when the weather was starting to cool down from the heat of the summer. The ship is showing signs of age but we prefer smaller ships with lots of ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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First cruise lady

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Review of cruise on Discovery 2 20/08 to 03/09/17

I sailed on the Iberian Treasures and Spanish Sunsets cruises with other family members. Embarkation, disembarkation and flights were all smooth and well organised. I stayed in a single inside cabin, which was ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Romeshopper

1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Surpisingly good.

Thought we would try Discovery 2 as it is an ex Royal Caribbean ship. They had great crew, seemed really happy, which is always a bonus. Plenty of time in the ports of call. The only thing we didn't like was ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Tansy Mews

3 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

First time on a small ship

The itinerary from Malaga to Lisbon, Portugal appealed to me and my sister. Additionally, we hadn't cruised on a small ship before. The best things were the informality of it, the personal attention of crew, and ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Eirecruiser

5 Reviews Written

79 Helpful Votes

Loved every minute on Discovery 2...

To start we cruised on Discovery in June and enjoyed it so much we decided to book another cruise on Discovery 2. There were some differences between the 2 ships but we loved both cruising experiences. Firstly, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Family in the sun

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Lovely Family Cruise

The check in process was very quick and we were on board the ship very quickly. Our cases were taken onboard for us and were waiting outside our cabin for us. The Atlantic ocean for the first 2 days was very ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Tallulah1964

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Timer

25th wedding Anniversary so we though we would do something different. Chose the Vigo/Porto/Lisbon/Cadiz/Gibraltar. The Atlantic bit to Portugal very windy and rough but luckily we didn't get seasick! We paid extra ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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